REFLECTIONS

Conscious Social Change: Mindfulness for Inner-Driven Change

Gretchen Ki Steidle | February 7, 2018
February 7, 2018|

photo by Laya Greyson Gretchen Ki Steidle is author of the new book Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change & Mindfulness for Social Innovation and founder and President of Read More

Continuity & Change in 2018

Emily Nielsen Jones | January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018|

Happy New Year from blustery New England! With you, we look forward with great anticipation to what 2018 has in store for each of us as individuals Read More

Holiday Greetings – Bon Courage As We Turn the Page on the Storms of ...

Emily Nielsen Jones | December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017|

Dear Friends & Partners, Wow, what a stormy year it has been! Between the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season and the spade of mass shootings, 2017 will long Read More

Our Back to the Orchestra

Wendo Aszed | November 15, 2017
November 15, 2017|

Wendo Aszed lives with her family in the area of Rift Valley in Central Kenya. In 2009, she started Dandelion Africa to work in the communities where Read More

Touching the Untouchables in Nepal

Christine Jones | October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017|

This month, we are happy to spotlight the transformative work of The Anglican Relief and Development Fund, a partner of the Imago Dei Fund in our “church Read More

Partnering to Take Rape Crisis Counseling To Global Scale

Elie Calhoun | September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Elie Calhoun, Co-director of Code Innovation, about the launch of a new app that responds to the global epidemic Read More

A Bow to Boston: A Model of Preemptive Peace

Emily Nielsen Jones | August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017|

“Today, Boston stood for peace and love, not bigotry and hate. We should work to bring people together, not apart.” Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, said on Twitter Read More

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NEWS FROM THE FIELD

2018 Consortium on Christianity, Gender, and Development

February 4, 2018
February 4, 2018|

“Mainstreaming Gender Equality Is a Journey”  Last week representatives from 18 organizations - a mix of Christian NGOs including Compassion International, Opportunity International, World Vision, World Read More

Trafficking at Illicit Massage Parlors Hidden in Plain Sight

February 1, 2018
February 1, 2018|

A new report from Polaris reveals an estimated 9,000 illicit massage businesses across the country, where vulnerable women are bought for sex in thinly veiled brothels. The report found that sex buyers pour around $2.5 billion in revenue into this industry annually, with the proceeds supporting organized criminal networks. It also states that women trafficked in massage parlors are usually immigrants from Asia who speak limited English, have little education, are under extreme financial pressure, and are victims of force, fraud or coercion. Read More

“Shaking Up Beliefs and Behaviors About Gender” – Great R...

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018|

We are excited to share highlights from WAPPP director Iris Bohnet's trip to Davos, Switzerland last week for the World Economic Forum. The 2018 gathering was a historic moment for gender equality with the summit being chaired entirely by women. Read More

“Justice Over Greatness” by Darren Walker, President of the For...

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018|

Threats to truth and justice are mounting. How should we respond? During the spring of 1816, four decades after Thomas Jefferson drafted the United States’ Declaration of Read More

World Vision’s 2018 Every Last One Conference is Coming Up!

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018|

Each year, God brings together over 300 like-minded women and men from all over the United States who share the desire to learn more, to do Read More

Mutual By Design – CBE’s New Marriage Book is Here!

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018|

Marriage certificates don’t come with how-to-manuals, and marriage is full of tough questions like “How do we manage our money?” “How do we build a healthy Read More

The Imago Dei Fund Announces the Hiring of Lisa R Jackson, Ph.D. as Its Man...

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018|

Today, the Imago Dei Fund (IDF) announces that Lisa R. Jackson, Ph.D. will join as Managing Partner, effective January 22, 2018 Read More

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